Do you want to know the best makeup to cover up acne? If yes, read through this article to learn more.

Best Makeup For Acne

Your skin looks amazing otherwise. But come summer or monthly chums and your skin morphs into an unsightly spectacle that is blasted with gross red bumps all over. So what do you do? Tuck yourself inside the sheets and go into hibernation until the bumps fade away? Well, of course not! Your skin can behave totally erratic and surprise you with unwanted blemishes or acne when you least care for it. However, that shouldn’t really stop you from having fun! While a healthy diet and a basic skin care regime should put your skin in order in a couple of weeks, opting for a few makeup fixes should also help you brave the world in an instant. Before you weep and wail at your zit-blasted face, just know that even the hottest A - listers are not immune to acne. While a perfect complexion may have to wait for a while until you do away with the acne for good, you can always fake perfection with the stroke of a brush and dab of a concealer. Check out these streamlined makeup tips for acne and flaunt perfect skin.
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Best Acne Makeup Tips 
  • If you are looking for a makeup that just wouldn’t run down leaving your acne blasted face gawking at the world, the first thing you need to do is cleanse your face with a mild ‘noncomedogenic cleanser’. This would help to hold the makeup better! Just squirt some cleanser on your hands and massage it gently on your face. Rinse it off using tepid water followed by a cool splash. You can now wipe your face dry.
  • If you are in a mood to stage an image makeover and flaunt super smooth skin, don’t forget to swipe your face with a purifying toner containing pore-unclogging salicylic acid before you grab the brush. Just dunk a cotton ball in an alcohol free toner and wipe it over your face post your cleansing routine. This won’t just help seal the skin pores, but will also remove any dirt or grime that your cleanser missed.
  • Stay away from heavy, oil based skin moisturizers and opt for light water based lotions and serums. Since most oil based skin creams tend to clog the pores and aid breakouts, switching on to something light as water based lotions should take care of the moisture balance without making your face look greasy. Additionally, you can add some lavender oil or tea tree oil to soothe your skin.
  • If a perfect complexion is what you are looking for, then ditching oil free, water based, transparent or matte makeup and covering up your face with a mineral foundation should leave you looking gorgeous. Just dip a brush into the cap, tap it to remove the excess foundation and apply it all over face, using gentle circular motions. This would obscure the acne better.
  • While you may be tempted to bag the beauty booty and brush them across the crevices and bumps, it would be much better if you just let it go and resorted to minimal hues. Just swoosh off some blusher on your cheeks using a thick and clean brush. Sweep and merge the powder properly so that it doesn't clump up on your acne.
  • Dab a little concealer on your fingertip and apply it over your acne, pimple and other blemishes. Make sure that the concealer complements your skin tone and is of superior quality. Once you are done with applying the concealer, just brush a little translucent powder on your face, daub some lip-gloss, wear a little mascara and you are good to go.

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